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Event: 6 Hours of Talladega Camel GT ChallengeDate: 2.4.1978
Track: Talladega (United States), 6.437 kmsOrganiser: unknown

Talladega 6 Hours

Weather:warm, dry
Start time:unknown
Grid:unknown
Distance:6 hours
Attendance:unknown
Entered:59
Practiced:42
Qualified:41
Started:40
Finished:25
Classes:PractStart
IMSA GTX1514
IMSA GTO55
IMSA GTU1312
American Challenge44
IMSA Racing Stock55
Pre-race sessions:
2 qualifying sessions held on 31/3-1/4
Winners:
Overall:59Porsche 935Gregg / Frisselle
IMSA GTO:33Porsche Carrera RSRFernandez / Cowart
IMSA GTU:76Porsche 911Mueller / Thomas
American Challenge:0Oldsmobile CutlassRutherford / Wallace
IMSA Racing Stock:7AMC PacerJohnson / Mandeville
Fastest Laps:
Overall:59Porsche 935Peter Gregg (USA)1:53.400204.361 km/hlap 7
IMSA GTO:33Porsche Carrera RSRDave Cowart (USA)2:06.270183.531 km/hlap 131
IMSA GTU:76Porsche 911Lee Mueller (USA)2:09.570178.858 km/hlap 24
American Challenge:96Buick SkylarkGene Felton (USA)2:07.130182.290 km/hlap 23
Pole Positions:
Overall:59Porsche 935Peter Gregg (USA)1:52.364206.245 km/h
IMSA GTO:15BMW 3.5 CSLGebhardt2:07.709
IMSA GTU:76Porsche 911Lee Mueller (USA)2:09.922178.373 km/h
American Challenge:96Buick SkylarkGene Felton (USA)2:07.087182.352 km/h
IMSA Racing Stock:7AMC PacerJohnson / Mandeville2:21.574
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Porsche (21), Chevrolet (6), AMC (6)
Top engines by numbers:Porsche (21), Chevrolet (6), AMC (3)
Top car types by numbers:Porsche 935 (8), Porsche 911 S (5), Porsche 911 Carrera RSR (4), Chevrolet Corvette (4)
Driver nationalities:USA (76), CDN (2), PR (2)
Engine positions:rear-engined (54%), front-engined (40%), mid-engined (6%)
Oldest known drivers:Billy Hagan (46), Bob Bondurant (45), Gianpiero Moretti (38)
Youngest known drivers:Hurley Haywood (30), Richard Valentine (34), Dennis Aase (34)

Official Race Programme:

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